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  • How to actually work a four-day week

    A few years back, I started obsessing over productivity. Things like sleeping more than seven hours or getting up late and getting stuck in traffic seemed like wasted time. These situations could be controlled, but instead they were reducing my productivity. The problem was that ...

  • How practicing mindfulness can lead to better decision-making

    When feedback stings or when it’s difficult to empathize with a co-worker, do you find yourselfresponding or reacting? There’s a big difference between the two: a thoughtful response can quell a heated debate, while a knee-jerk reaction ups the emotional ante (your own or your ...

  • 25 apps for digital nomads, corporate escapists and loony adventurers

    In the past three years, I have already run my business from Lebanon, Indonesia, Morocco, Iran, Kenya, and South Africa. Always on the hunt for a stable Wi-Fi connection, but free of fixed working hours. My office can be my bed as well as my favorite local coffee shop. My only tools ...

  • The productive person's guide to serendipity

    I recently re-read two books that had a big impact on my upbringing: The Alchemist and The Little Prince. Those two novels capture a fascinating concept: Serendipity. I love how the characters embark on journeys where they learn a lot by trying to find their own path, through ...

  • 5 pieces of wearable tech for meditation & mindfulness

    With projections on wearable tech becoming a $75 billion dollar industry by 2025, the largest sector ripe for cashing in on the wearable craze is healthcare. From fitness to medicine to wellness, the capacities for tracking metrics and translating them into goal-oriented wearables ...

  • The complete guide to never quitting anything again

    The truth is, most people can become good at almost anything. However, most of us quit before we reach the finish line. Why? Frustration and lack of persistency is one of the biggest reasons why we never master the skills we want to acquire; from learning a language, playing an ...

  • 7 research-backed ways to stop procrastinating (and get more done)

    We’re all guilty of procrastination. We start the day with the intention of doing one thing, and it gets pushed off for later in the day. Then the next day. And soon after, the next week. It’s a never ending cycle that never seems to get any easier. Before we introduce the ...

  • 5 cognitive biases that are killing your decisions

    This post originally appeared on Crew blog. It’s hard to accept that what holds us back from reaching our potential is all in our head. While it may be a bit of a cliche, we really are our own worst enemies. Maintaining a growth mindset isn’t a matter of walking ...

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